Stokes Hill

Natural Attractions

Stokes Hill was named after the commander of HMS Beagle John Lort Stokes, who visited and named Darwin after his friend Charles Darwin in 1839.
Larrakia were the first people to live in this area and know ‘Stokes Hill’ to have within it a Larrakia spiritual ancestor. This ancestor is known as “Chinute Chinute’ and manifest itself from time to time as the Tawny Frog-mouthed Owl.


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Nearby Things to Do

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The 1887 Fannie Bay Gaol Infirmary. The roof dates from the 1980s.

Fannie Bay Gaol

Fannie Bay, Darwin

Chaba Signature Facial

Chaba Beauty & Spa


Stella Maris Hostel

Roadmaster’s House


Sports Park Large

Aqua Park Darwin


Girl fishing in the ocean

Outback Fishing Charters

Stuart Park, Darwin


Travellers Walk


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